Assistant Professor Kelley Strohacker was inducted as a Fellow into the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in Minneapolis, MN on June 1, 2018. The ACSM promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
Strohacker joined the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at UT in 2013 and teaches classes in Fitness Testing and Exercise Conditioning, Strength and Conditioning, and Promoting Physical Activity. Her primary research interests are physiological and psychosocial responses to acute and chronic exercise, the role of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of obesity and it’s co-morbidities, and the development of novel interventions to improve long-term adherence to physical activity in sedentary populations. Before coming to UT, Strohacker was a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University Alpert Medical School.